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THU £ SDAY,'NOVEMBER 6, 1952

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE THREE

TIIIJI~SDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1952 PAGE THREE
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SPORTS SLANTS
By Ed Whipple
WHITHER GO THE Wolverines now?'
Coach Bennie Oosterbaan's stalwarts battle Cornell Saturday
shadowed by precisely the background that haunted them in a 20-7
loss to the Big Red last November.
For the second straight year Michigan has lost to Michigan State
and Stanford, forged into the Conference lead with three straight
wins, and then succumbed to Illinois.
The current question is will the Wolverines complete the car-
bon copy of last season's performance, striking off down the trail
of no return to lose the next two games to Cornell and Purdue?
Or can they locate the tracks of the 1952 eleven who finished in
a blaze of glory to win Big Ten and Rose Bowl titles after tying
Minnesota and losing to Illinois?
Cornell doesn't seem to be much. The Big Red has been about
as potent as a beaver with a toothache in losing five of six starts this
season. After a shutout by Yale, Coach Lefty James was confronted
with a problem that would be amusing if it weren't so tragic: Upon
which should he concentrate practice drills-his passing attack or
his running game? Against Yale the Ithacans had gained something
like three yards passing and five yards rushing.
Cornell Improved.. .
HOWEVER, SINCE THEN Captain Bill Whelan, Cornell's best run-
4ier, has fully recovered from a broken collar bone to add some
sting to James' attack. Also, James may have his crew "up" higher
than a cat's back, as Illinois was last week, and that could mean dif-
ficulty for the Wolverines. The Big Red should be its strongest of the
season against Michigan.
And if Cornell turns up some rugged opposition, it's nothing to
what Purdue should present two weeks hence. Ohio State, last foe
on Michigan's 1952 schedule, is another toughie. Oosterbaan, a bit
despondent over Saturday's upset, viewed the future philosophically
yesterday. "We're going to do the best we can from here on," he de-
clared.'
If that "best" is enough to beat Cornell, Purdue, and the
Buckeyes, the Wolverines can do no worse than tie for the Big Ten
Championship with a 5-1 record. Here are the remaining sched-
ules of the four top Conference teams (league record in paren-
thesis):

Michigan Cagers
Sport New Look,

By DICK LEWIS
Like women's fashions, Michi-
gan's basketball team has a new
look.
The fire-house brand of court
play, synonomous with a fast-
break offense, has made its entry
on the Wolverine hoop scene.
* * *
THAT WAS apparent last night
when first-year coach Bill Perigo
unveiled the 1952-53 version of the
Maize and Blue hoopsters in a
dark-house clash with a contin-
gent of ex-Michigan hardwood
standouts.
The rejeuvenated Wolverines
literally ran the pants off the
opposition with a display of raz-
zle-dazzle that built up an 18-3
margin at the end of the first
period and expanded the gap to
69-36 at the final horn.
Some new faces graced the Yost
Field House floor in addition to
Perigo, former Western Michigan
1952 BASKETBALL
SCHEDULE
DECEMBER
1-Marquette, here
6-Pittsburgh, here
13-Iowa, there
15-flhinois, there
20-Indiana, there
22-Purdue, there
29-Butler, here
JANUARY
3-Indiana, here
5-Ohio State, here
10-Northwestern, there
12-Iowa, here
17-Michigan State, here
31-Washington (St. Louis), there
FEBRUARY
9-Illinois, here
14-Wisconsin, there
16-Minnesota, there
21-Wisconsin, here
23-Northwestern, here
28-Minnesota, here
MARCH
2-Purdue, here
7-Michigan State, there6
9-Ohio State, there
mentor, assistant coach Matt Pat-
tinelli, also from Western Michi-
gan, and old reliable Dave Strack,
the affable freshman tutor.
CAVORTING at the starting
forward positins were two second
yeardmen, John Codwell and Milt
Mead.
Codwell, who appeared in a
limited role during 14 contests
last season while meshing 34
points, was a big factor as the
Wolverines monopolized the con-
test throughout.
Hampered by a pulled thigh
muscle that has forced him out of
practice for two weeks, the 6-4
Houston, Texas junior contribut-
ed six tallies and good strength
under the boards to the Wolverine
attack.
s s s
MEAD, Michigan's number two
scorer in 1951-52 with 238 markers,
retains his accurate one-hand shot
from outside and ability to grab
the ball off from underneath. Hit-
ting on four of eleven chances
from the floor, Bay City's 6-7 ball
hawk netted nine points.

A 6-5 sophomore from Maple-
wood, New Jersey, is the new
pivot operator for the Maize and
Blue hardwood warriors.
Angular Paul Groffsky, rated as
a top prospect by the Michigan
coaching staff, showed the crisp
and accurate passing necessary
for fast-break precision. He throt-
tled Jim Skala, last season's cap-
tain with nine tallies, seven com-
ing in the second half.
* * *
TWO PEPPERPOT backcourt
men are the race horses in the
new Maize and Blue offensive pat-
tern.
Agile Don Eaddy appeared in
good form after discarding foot-
ball this fall as he tallied four
baskets. Playing regularily as
a freshman last year, Eaddy fun-
nelled in 188 counters, notching
most of these on his deadly two-
hand set shot.
Eaddy is sided by fiery Ray Pa-
vichevich, the hustling Hoosier.
Pavichevich has switched from the
forward spot to the backcourt
area, and the 5-11, East Chicago,
Indiana junior seems to be just
what the doctor (and Perigo) or-
dered.
NOTCHING most of his points
on driving layups, "Pav" threw in
17 last night, hitting on eight of
18 field goals attempt and one
free throw. His nine-point spurt in
the third quarter broke the ball
game wide open.
Backing up this starting unit,
Perigo has a wealth of proven
strength.
CAPTAIN Doug Lawrence, in-
spirational leader of the squad, is
good enough proof that the little
man still has his place in basket-
ball. The diminutive (5-8) senior
crowd-pleaser contributed four
points against the ex-Michigan
cagers. In the disastrous 1951-52
campaign he notched 147.
Up-and-down in practice for
the last month, sophomore Ralph
Kauffman had one of his up
nights, pouring through five of
ten shots from the floor. He has
been declared eligible once again,
after sitting out the latter half
of last year, and is highly re-
garded in the Maize and Blue
youth movement.,
Nine other top-notch perform-
ers round out the 16-man varsity
combine.
Veterans Carl Brunsting, Bruce
Allen, Syd Cook and Dave Krupp
are back for another whirl. Jerry
Stern and John Fortenberry are
forward candidates as is red-head-
ed Paul Geyer, who missed last
season with a leg injury.
A couple of fugitives from other
sports round out the Wolverine ag-
gregate. Leo Schlicht, football im-
migrant, has been working out in
the pivot post, while high-jumper
Howie Liverance plays at a for-
ward.

Wolverines
In Contact
'Griddrills
Michigan's preparations for the
Cornell game Saturday are in di-
rect contrast to those of last week
before the Illinois game.
Ben Oosterbaan sent his charges
through their second straight day
of body contact work yesterday.
The varsity again ran offensive
plays against a Cornell defense,
provided by the reserves.
* * . *
LAST WEEK, with a host of
men on the injured list, body con-
tact was outlawed in practice ses-
The "M" Club will meet to-
night at 7:30 in the "M" room
at the Yost Field House. The
picture for the Ensian will be
taken.
-Laurie LeClaire
sions and all work was done in
dummy scrimmages.
Ted Kress, recovering from a
sprained ankle in the Illinois
game, was looking in good shape
again yesterday and should be
in top condition by Saturday.
Kress performed his usual tail-
back duties capably with no hint
of the injury remaining.
Michigan's only other back on
the injured list, Tom Witherspoon
is still in doubtful shape.
* * *
The Wolverines' defensive pla-
toon will be ready Saturday with
defensive guard Ron Williams back
in condition. Williams suffered a
mishap similar to Kress' in the Il-
linois game.
The day's practice session end-
ed in a dummy scrimmage with
the varsity running and passing
their plays against mute defenders.
IZ-M Scores
VOLLEYBALL
Theta 3, Sigma Nu 3
Beta Theta Pi 5, Tau Kappa
Epsilon 1
Sigma Alpha Mu 6, Kappa
Sigma 0
Delta Tau Delta 6, Zeta Psi 0
Phi Kappa Psi 2, Delta Chi 4
Sigma Phi Epsilon 5, Chi Psi 1
Phi Sigma Delta 5, Alpha Sig-
ma Phi 1
Sigma Chi 5, Alpha Delta Phi 1
Psi Upsilon 6, Trigon 0
Phi Gamma Delta 6, Delta
Kappa Epsilon 0
Phi Kappa Tau 1, Delta Up-
silon 5

By ARNOLD SARYA
Law Club kept its slate clean as]
Phi Delta Phi was downed 8-0 in
a semi-final battle between the
first place teams yesterday at
South Ferry Field.
Bob Cary called signals for Law
Club and figured in the scoring,
when he threw a screen pass to
Dave Ray at his left. Ray then
tossed a long cross field pass to Bill
Reamon who clutched it in the
end zone.
THIS TOUCHDOWN effort was
preceeded shortly by a safety as
Len Kravets rushed the Phi Del-
ta Phi backfield and tagged the
passer.
Law Club's record of having
never been scored on in two;
years nearly dented as Phi Delta
Phi drove to the five yard line,i
but the Law Club put up aa
staunch defense.
The Law Club also had a rec-
ord of never punting in a game for
two years. This record was ended
since the Club had to punt in the
first half. The game was protested
by Phi Delta Phi.
* * *
A CLOSE contest between Alpha
Epsilon Pi and Sigma Alpha Ep-
silon resulted with the latter on
the heavy end of a 817 score. This

was a semi-final
playoff.

in a second place

VICTORS ADVANCE TO FINALS:
Law Club Defeats Phi Delta Phi, 8-0

Herb Zarrow threw a barrage
of passes to work the ball down
the field to the 10 yard line. He
then pitched to Mary Gersuk in
the end zone for the tally. Zar-
row teamed with Bob Segal for
the extra point, but this wasn't
enough to defeat Sigma Alpha
Epsilon.
John Taylor completed a 30
yard aerial to Tony Corneliuson
for six of the points. Howard
Welch tagged Zarrow in the end
zone for the decisive points re-
quired for victory.
* * *
ZETA BETA TAU shut out The-
ta Delta Chi, 7-0, in a third place
semi-final game. Jack Levey hurled
the pigskin to Bob Rose for pay-
dirt, and teamed with Rose for the
point-after-touchdown.
Levey completed a pass in

touchdown territory in the first
half, but the play was called back
because the backfield was in mo-
tion.
Phi Kappa Sima white-washed
Sigma Nu, 6-0. This was a result
of a pass from Ralph Boeker to
Mouse Kanous. The Phi Kappa
Sigs were at the one yard line aft-
er two minutes were played, but
were stopped cold.
* * *
1'n the only other game played
at South Ferry Field yesterday, Phi
Alpha Delta ran over Phi Delta
Chi, 18-0. This game was a re-
play of a protested game during
the season.
Mac Basinger ran back an in-
terception for the first six points.
This was followed by a pass from
Don Johinso~n to Cash Street.
Street then connceted with Hue
Hornis for the last points of the
game.

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MICHIGAN (3-1)
Nov. 8--Cornell (ne)
Nov. 15-Purdue
Nov. 22-at Ohio State
PURDUE (3-0)
Nov. 8-at Minnesota
Nov. 15-at MICHIGAN
Nov. 22-Indiana

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Why Quit Yet? . ..
'THERE IS NOTHING to gain by giving up hope for an undisputed
title and/or a Rose Bowl trip yet either. For an undisputed title
Michigan needs victories over Purdue and OSU, plus another defeat
each for Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Boilermakers.
For the Pasadena junket, twd Michigan victories plus another
loss to Wisconsin would do the trick, because, should the Wolverines
tie Purdue for the title, the Maize and Blue probably could bank on
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champions. The same would hold for a tie with Minnesota.
Michigan's chances now may appear poor, but they're cer-
tainly no worse than at the same stage two years back. Then an-
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of the season needing not only a win over the favored Buckeyes,
but also a Northwestern upset of Illinois for the championship
and Rose Bowl trip. Both games ended in favor of the Wolverines.
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After the high-flying Illini dam-
pened Michigan's hopes for a trip
to Pasadena last Saturday, a lot
of observers have started to look
to next year.
Important in the forecast for
1953 are the freshman gridders
who have been toiling daily under
the guidance of Coach Wally Web-
er and his staff.
Many of the freshman have
worked out with the varsity and
have continued to flash impres-
sive form before observers and
it seems as if the rookie crop
of gridders is a good one.
A lot of top-flight material has
turned up in the quarterback and
the end position-ready to step
into supporting roles on the var-
sity next fall. At quarterback,
Louis Baldacci from Akron, Ohio
has drawn a lot of attention.
BALDACCI, a rugged 195 pound-
er can do just al~out anything
with a football and do it well. Also
impressive in the play-calling role
have been Fred Driver from Niagra
Falls, New York, and Gordon
Barnes from Owosso.
Barnes also looks like a fine
s safety man and pass defender.
At end, the team is well stocked
with fine performers in John
Kuchka from Berwick, Pennsyl-
vania, Phil Endres from Grand
Rapids, and Gerr; Williams and
Lee Jones from Flint.
At the all-important single wing
tailback slot, Tom Hendricks from
Detroit, George McKinley from
Norwalk, Ohio and Charles Hen-
wood from Wayne are leading the
pack.

down the first string wingback
spot on the Wolverine varsity, some
of his contemporaries in the class
of '56 are going to give him a rough
battle for his position next year.
Jack Wheeler from Ypsilanti,
George Corey from Baden, Penn-
sylvania, Dick Basich from Delta,
Ohio and Bob Ames from Al-
gonac all have shown class op-
erating from right halfback.
The fullback problem which
lately has given Coach Ben Oost-
erbaan and his backfield mentor
George Ciethaml a great big
headache will get a big lift from
the freshmen.' Although the en-
tire trio of Dick Balzhizer, Bob
Hurley and Fred Baer returns,
they'll really have to hustle to
keep Earl Johnson of Muskegon
Heights, Bob Hitchmough of Pet-
oskey and Sal Dimucci of Chicago
on the bench.
JOHNSON, older and heavier
brother of Tom, first-string tackle
for Michigan in 1950 and 1951.
along with DiMucci has seen a lot
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rugged operatives on defense.
John Morrow, a native Ann
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and he along with Charles
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nois and Dave Shultz from
Rockford, Michigan look like
they have the class and size
needed to play against Western
Conference opposition.

Guard, a position that will be
heavily hit by graduation, has
some good talent among the fresh-
men including Wil Brown and
Jim McCarthy from Toledo, Jim
Fox from Saginaw and Bob Mar-
ion, a Muskegon Heights product.
With Dick O'Shaughnessy re-
turning in 1953, line coach Jack
Blott doesn't have to worry about
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